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A short Israeli film focusing on racism and examining the lives of African migrants and asylum-seekers in the country, White Eye, directed by Tomer Shushan, was nominated on Monday, March 15, for an Oscar award in the Best Live Action Short Film category, after being selected from a shortlist of ten films. The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, known as the Oscars, will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on April 25. Dawit Tekelaeb, left, and Daniel Gad star in the Israeli Oscar contender White Eye. (Photo: White Eye Facebook page) The movie, shot in a single take, tells the intense story of a young man’s nighttime odyssey in south Tel Aviv after he comes across a locked bicycle that was recently stolen from him. The protagonist accuses an African worker of having stolen it, and then discovers that the truth of what happened is more complex. The…

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Short Israeli Film Focusing on Racism Nominated for an Oscar